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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: ADAM JAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Give Conn. Another Year On Education Changes

Connecticut has been given another year to work on changes as it launches a contentious set of school standards, federal and state education officials announced Thursday.

07/03/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy uses charts to illustrate points about Common Core funding in a press conference at Annie Fisher STEM Magnet School in Hartford.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Malloy Promises $15-million For Common Core

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is committing an additional $15 million to launchCommon Core education standards in Connecticut public schools.

06/26/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy speaks in Meriden about preschool slots. Photo courtesy of the governor's office.

Malloy Announces Allocation Of Preschool Slots

More than 1,000 additional pre-kindergarten slots are being allocated throughout Connecticut to help provide early childhood education to more needy children.

06/11/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy (courtesy CT-N)

“Common Core” Education Task Force To Meet

A task force established by Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy to review the rollout of Common Core education standards is meeting.

04/20/2014

Tufts University program will help pay travel and living expenses for students wanting to take time off from classes. (Getty Images)

College To Offer Students Money To Take A Year Off

Tufts University “gap year” program will help students on leave pay for housing and other expenses.

03/14/2014

Walter "Doc" Hurley, 2007 (Courtesy Connecticut Veterans Parade)

Athlete, Educator, Benefactor, “Doc” Hurley Dies At 91

Hartford sports legend Walter “Doc” Hurley has died at age 91.

02/10/2014

File photo of girls and boys in a classroom. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages)

Republican Candidates For Governor Fielding Complaints, They Say

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut GOP gubernatorial candidates say they’re hearing many complaints from teachers about Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s education overhaul and believe it’s a constituency that could vote Republican in November. Despite […]

02/08/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy, Feb. 6, 2014 (Courtesy CT-N)

2014 State Of The State Message

Governor Dannel Malloy unveiled his proposed changes to the second year of the state budget in his State of the State address, as the General Assembly convened for a three-month legislative session.

02/06/2014

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1,431 Bullying Incidents Reported In First Year Of New Law

In the first year when state law requires school districts to report bullying, 1,431 incidents have been documented in Connecticut.

01/20/2014

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